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SubjectRe: RFC: ACPI/scsi/libata integration and hotswap
On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 01:33:08PM +0000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Don't do it at all. We don't need to fuck up every layer and driver for
> intels braindamage.

Doing SATA suspend/resume properly on x86 depends on knowing the ACPI
object that corresponds to a host or target. It's also the only way to
support hotswap on this hardware[1], since there's no way for userspace
to know which device a notification refers to.

[1] ie, most laptops sold nowadays
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Matthew Garrett | mjg59@srcf.ucam.org
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